Fulton Benton Bowers of Woodstock died Friday, March 14, 2014 at his home.
A celebration of his life will be conducted Sunday, March 23, at 3PM at St. John’s United Church of Christ at Harrisville with Pastor Joe Fleming officiating.
Fulton, known by his family and friends as “Toad” was born August 8, 1923 in Toms Brook, son of the late Albert C. and Ida Pearl Bowers.
He was a WWII veteran who followed General Patton through Africa and Italy.
Back home his passion was wood and his handiwork is found in many Shenandoah County houses. With the help of his family, he built the house where he raised his three children with wife, Betty Joe. Cutting, splitting and burning wood gave him great satisfaction until his death.
He leaves behind three siblings: Alfred Bowers, Belva Guard and Terescea Bowers, all of Woodstock. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Scott Ackerman of Castle Valley, Utah.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Blue Ridge Hospice 333W. Cork St. #405, Winchester, VA 22601
St. John’s United Church of Christ is located at 1466 Harrisville Rd., Toms Brook, VA 22660